Tag Archives: truth

All Those Words

Time wasted for someone else’s benefit has virtue. If they heard, if they learned, if they believed. Take all those words and burn truth into the hearts of those who listen. ©1988 Sharron R. McMillan Advertisements

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dealing With Controversy

A wise man has well reminded us that in any controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. ~ Thomas Carlyle

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Because of Christmas We Have Easter

Borrowed manger Borrowed tomb part of the plan an upper room. Born to die like you and I, enduring shame and untold pain He lived, He died But rose again. Between these stories living proof nothing can destroy the Truth. … Continue reading

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Spring

Loving kindness and truth have met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other. Truth springs from the earth. ~Psalm

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Sweeping Truth

Let everyone sweep in front of his own door and the whole world will be clean. ~ Goethe

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ask For Truth

Ask for the truth of the circumstances, rather than to remember the circumstances. ~Unknown

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reaching For The Dream Leaning Into Life

Like the cedar leans precariously towards light, roots pulled from what anchors it, risks uprooting completely, I too lean toward the elusive goodness of truth. Most trees, content to grow straight and tall accept the space they’ve been given, stunted … Continue reading

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Disappointment

Expectations       =   Disappointment Reality When expectation exceeds reality we are disappointed. When we are disappointed we become discouraged. We can lower our expectations or accept that we can not change reality. Disappointment is inevitable in life. How we respond to … Continue reading

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Start Being A Peace Angel

When anger seeps in, stamp it over with peace. When prejudice erupts be the one to speak up against it. Not to judge, but giving more than the benefit of a doubt, speak truth, encouragement, love and acceptance. Excerpt from … Continue reading

Posted in Living Simply, Peace, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Secrets

Lies are secrets not told. Secrets are walls between lovers, chasms between friends, barriers within families. Truth is baring a soul, being responsible, facing consequences, tearing down walls, building a bridge, adding a gate. Truth is hard but always better … Continue reading

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Mending Frayed Emotions

Before blame attempt identification. Instead of arguing ask questions. Rather than retaliation, pursue restoration. When you come to terms with truth, things will quickly fall into place and you are ready to move on.

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment